Items with cooked-on
or dried-on food should be loaded
in the bottom rack, with soiled surfaces facing inward to
the spray. (See recommended
loading patterns below.)
NOTE: The features on your dishwasher rack may vary
from the drawings below.
10 place setting
12 place setting
• Load the silverware basket while it is in the bottom rack
or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table.
NOTE: You can remove the basket for easy unloading.
Always unload or remove the basket before unloading
the racks to avoid spilling water droplets on the silver-
• Mix items in each section of the basket with some
pointing up and some down to avoid nesting. Spray
cannot reach nested items.
IMPORTANT: Always load sharp items (knives, skew-
ers, forks, etc.) pointing down.
• Do not load glasses, cups, or plastic items in the
• Load plates, soup bowls, etc., between prongs and fac-
ing inward to the spray.
• Overlap edges of plates for large loads.
• Secure heavily soiled cookware face down in the rack.
• Load items so they do not block or cover the spray
• Make sure pot handles and other items do not stop
rotation of the upper or lower spray arm. The spray
arms must move freely.
To avoid thumping/clattering
noises during operation:
• Make sure lightweight load items are secured in
• Make sure pot lids and handles, pizza pans, cookie
sheets, etc., do not touch interior walls or interfere with
the spray arm's rotation.
• Load dishes so they do not touch one another.
NOTE: Keep sink drain plugs closed during dishwasher
operation to prevent noise transfer through drains.